Defend your home, go to jail; that’s the new formula in New York City. Man arrested after confronting a home invader may go to prison. During this week’s Student of the Gun Radio, Paul discusses the 911 myth and how far too many people have been convinced that a mobile phone is the only tool they need for self-preservation.

In the arena of self-defense, you have those who are serious about it and those who are just “playing at self-defense”. We’ll consider a few situations to determine which is which. Also, we follow up on the previous gun-owner intimidation in New Jersey and we announce the new Student of the Week promotion.

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Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a U.S. Marine, Police Officer, Professional Bodyguard, and Small Arms and Tactics Instructor. Mr. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for nearly twenty years with hundreds and hundreds of articles in print. Paul is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows and subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force. Mr. Markel has been teaching safe and effective firearms handling to students young and old for decades and has worked actively with the 4-H Shooting Sports program. Paul holds numerous instructor certifications in multiple disciplines and a Bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution; nonetheless, he is and will remain a dedicated Student of the Gun.

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